Your blues ain't like mine : novel (Book, 2007) [University of Maryland, College Park]
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Your blues ain't like mine : novel

Author: Bebe Moore Campbell
Publisher: New York : One World Books : Ballantine Books, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : One World books mass market edView all editions and formats
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A fictionalization of the 1955 Emmett Till murder, in which a teenage boy from Chicago was lynched in Mississippi after speaking French in the presence of a young white girl. "Intriguing ... A thoughtful, intelligent work ... The novel traces the yeasr from he '50s to the ate '80s, from Eisenhower to George Bush ... She writes with simple eloquence about small-town life in the South, right after the start of the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Bildungsroman
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bebe Moore Campbell
ISBN: 0345401123 9780345401120
OCLC Number: 122402306
Notes: Originally published: New York : G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1992.
Description: 433 pages ; 18 cm
Responsibility: Bebe Moore Campbell.

Abstract:

A fictionalization of the 1955 Emmett Till murder, in which a teenage boy from Chicago was lynched in Mississippi after speaking French in the presence of a young white girl. "Intriguing ... A thoughtful, intelligent work ... The novel traces the yeasr from he '50s to the ate '80s, from Eisenhower to George Bush ... She writes with simple eloquence about small-town life in the South, right after the start of the great social upheaval of he civil rights movement ... Campbell has a strong creative voice."
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